Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
At last'At last he arrived.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'

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